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  1. Pollution from vehicle emissions is making my daughter sick

    Posted Jul 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I have been living in Causeway Bay for more than 40 years. In 2008, I began to suffer from respiratory diseases. I realise this was caused by the poor air quality in this part of Hong ... the week when she is going to school she has to stand and wait for the shuttle bus in Paterson Street, in Causeway Bay, during every school day, for between 10 and 15 minutes. The months from March ...

  2. Harbour tunnel fees must balance off queues

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has pledged that his government will not be a 'lame-duck' administration in its last two years; he says he does not want to go without addressing two major socio-economic problems that await his successor- t ...

  3. City's air monitors adequate, Legco told

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... monitoring stations, including three by the roadside in Central, Causeway Bay and Mong Kok. In response, Poon said the current network covers areas with different types of development in the city. ... in Causeway Bay and Central measured by a mobile platform- in a van- were found to be two to three times higher than those recorded by the department's fixed-point stations. ...

  4. Talkback

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chai and Causeway Bay stations when the Island Line was built. The same mistake is about to be repeated. The MTR generally plans stations every kilometre along its lines so that people ... The possibility of an alternative system of pedestrian underpasses to Causeway Bay station is unrealistic. Already the walks through the Causeway Bay MTR station to Times Square are at the limit of what ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rumsey Street to Causeway Bay to five minutes. The existing Island Eastern Corridor that was completed in the 1980s to relieve the then serious traffic congestion on King's Road is but one ...

  6. Tunnel vision takes its toll

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... Tony Latter The pattern of usage of the three cross-harbour road tunnels, with one bursting and the others half empty, is a sorry state of affairs. The government must take the blame for having failed to address a basic conflict between commercial instinc ...

  7. Same tolls for tunnels can ease cross-harbour congestion

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Transport Secretary Eva Cheng has rejected a proposal to buy Citic Pacific's stakes in the Eastern and Western harbour tunnels now, rather than wait for the results of a study ('Transport minister rejects tunnels buyout', October 25). This ...

  8. Tunnel congestion takes its toll

    Posted Apr 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Time is money, it is often said. This is certainly the case in busy, bustling, capitalist Hong Kong. But there is one notable- and regrettable- exception to the rule. It concerns the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. More than 120,000 vehicles use this government-own ...

  9. Smog likely to stay for another few days

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pollution would remain at 'high' or 'very high' levels. Shoppers in Causeway Bay yesterday had to endure unhealthy air that pushed the air pollution index up to 143 between noon ... The index in Causeway Bay was above 135 for most of the day. Only after 7pm did it drop slightly, to 131- still a 'very high' level. In Mong Kok the index hovered between 138 and 139 from ...

  10. Rezoning plans threaten to mute street colour

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... buildings in Wan Chai and Causeway Bay. The Planning Department says this will make life healthier and safer for residents. But many prominent urban planners and consultants are up in arms, saying ... Ng Wing-shun, vice-president of the Institute of Urban Design. 'Without it, Causeway Bay and Wan Chai, upon redevelopment, could become as sterilised and homogenous as commercial Central ...




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